LL.M. Laws

  • Face-à-face
  • 15 mois
  • EUR700 Year (Non-EEE)
  • French
Geneva Summer Schools-University of Geneva | Geneva, Switzerland
The Master of Laws provides comprehensive legal training, making it possible for graduates to enter the job market directly. Thanks to the range of available electives and the dissertation, students have the opportunity to gain general knowledge in various legal fields.

Description of Laws

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Thematic Master’s programmes1

  • Economic law: focuses on topics relating to business, finance, taxation and competition;
  • International and European law: focuses on topics relating to peace and cooperation, international organisations, the European Union, trade and individuals within the international community;
  • Civil and criminal law: focuses on topics relating to family law, inheritance, legal responsibility, offences and criminal justice;
  • Right of public action: focuses on topics relating to the public interest, public services, the social sector and the environment.

Detailed Course Facts

Date limite de candidature 30 April
Tuition fee
  • EUR 700 Year (Non-EEE)
  • EUR 700 Year (EEE)
Date de rentrée Septembre  2015
Crédits (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Temps-plein 15 mois
Langues
  • French
Mode d'enseignement Face-à-face
Variante éducative Temps-partiel, Temps-plein

Course Content

6 core courses, 36 credits

6 electives, 36 credits

Dissertation and seminars [The dissertation is written as part of a seminar; however, students may write their dissertation outside the seminar (12 credits) and supplement it with an additional elective (6 credits)], 18 credits

Conditions d'admission

Interdisciplinary Master in Life Sciences Law

Also open to non-jurists, this Master’s programme is designed for students holding Bachelor’s degrees from the Faculties of Medicine, Science, Psychology, Education or Economic and Social Sciences. It focuses on legal issues arising from medical and biotechnology law (the rights of persons regarding organ transplants, genetic testing, medically assisted reproduction, stem cells). The programme also broaches intellectual property issues surrounding living organisms, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and technology transfer contracts.

1This programme is available in a bilingual format (Geneva/Basel).

Expérience professionnelle

Aucune expérience professionnelle n'est exigée.

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Geneva Summer Schools-University of Geneva, Switzerland

Switzerland The University of Geneva is a French-speaking comprehensive University with a wide range of programmes in English. In addition to its nine faculties, it also boasts six National Centres of Competence in Research (PlanetS, SwissMap, Chemical Biology, Affective Sciences, Synaptic Bases of Mental Disease, LIVES Overcoming vulnerabilities) and is a co-founder of the Swiss Network for International Studies.